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Fastest possible mean (peak?) piston speed on a Diesel engine

On a Diesel engine running distillate fuel (the kind you run in cars, SUV's, trucks, trains, boats, and smaller ships), what are the theoretical and practical limits to maximum mean piston speed you ...
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Low pressure Diesel pumping with High pressure Gasoline pump?

We are in desperate search of suitable pumps for one of our applications. We need to be able to pump Diesel fuel in a range going from 5bars to 125bars. To do such thing, I've been looking at Bosch ...
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Fabrication strategy to build larger version of our ESP

Our setup https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKuzshqjkYA The diesel generator exhaust is routed via our test setup. (notice the difference between ON/OFF states). Generator in test is similar spec as a ...
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Inaccurate flow rate measurements of an engine diesel fuel due to change of its viscosity

I am measuring the volumetric flow rate of a diesel fuel using "Turbines" flow meter, both in the supply and return fuel lines of an industrial diesel engine (Caterpillar 3512B – coupled ...
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Terminology for engine life reduction due to late oil changes

This is a question for engineers working in diesel engine design or tribology. I am doing up an analytics dashboard for my father who analyses oil samples of heavy mining equipment. The diesel fitters ...
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seemingly Impossible diesel cycle question

An engine operates an ideal Diesel cycle using argon as the working fluid (R = 0.2081 kJ/kg.K, Cp = 0.5203 kJ/kg.K). At Vmax and Pmin T = 290 K. At Vmax and Vmin of the engine cylinder is 1,200 cm3 ...
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